Tuesday, 28 June, 2022
TopicGender gap

Topic: gender gap

Gender gap among students & researchers could be even worse than feared

The reason - in part - is because many men seem to have more confidence than women, and a simple rah-rah about women’s empowerment may not be the answer.

These stats on gender inequality will surprise you

Around the world, the achievements of women are being celebrated on International Women’s Day, which began back in 1911. But the day also highlights...

Men are first authors in 3 times as many academic papers published in India as women

According to the first large-scale analysis of gender in Indian research publishing, the gender gap doesn’t fluctuate much between different fields.

How Hollywood brought women of STEM & arts together so they are no longer ‘Hidden Figures’

Women from across the world are coming together to boost their presence in STEM & arts.

Paternity leave can help close the gender pay gap, say experts

Large swaths of Asia including India and China have policies only for maternity leave.

Indian companies seem to believe leadership is not a woman’s job, FICCI survey finds

Stressing the adverse impact of these numbers on the overall health of the workplace, the survey noted that ‘there is steady and consistent thinning of female workforce on the way up’.

It was Bollywood actors who spoke up against the Kathua rape, not politicians: Richa Chadha

Actor Richa Chadha said that India cannot be a superpower until it respects it women and balances skewed gender ratio like China

India’s girls are getting left behind despite joining school

The first assessment of 14-18 year olds shows girls abandoning school much more than boys; Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian says he’s worried.

Talk Point: Is the Indian economic progress of the past decade failing its women?

The World Economic Forum report says India dropped 21 places since 2016, and 10 positions since 2006 in the Global Gender Gap score. Is India's economic progress failing its women?

‘India needs work on education and skilling to up its human capital rank’

World Economic Forum’s Saadia Zahidi says India can rise from its 103rd rank in the Global Human Capital Index, as it has a good...

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Free power & no new taxes in AAP govt’s Punjab Budget, but fiscal consolidation roadmap missing

Finance Minister Harpal Singh Cheema emphasised improving ‘fiscal health’ and augmenting tax revenues in AAP govt's maiden Budget Monday, but outstanding debt expected to rise by 8.4%.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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